Peacock Visuals has created a book trailer for Can a skeleton have an x-ray? by Kyle Hughes-Odgers.

Sydney-siders have just two more days to view the Rothschild Prayer Book at the National Library of Australia before it moves to Melbourne.

Host of Cover to Cover, Meri Fatin, describes the writing of In Love and War: Nursing Heroes by Liz Byrski as almost like a piece of plastic surgery in itself.

Drawing on fascinating archival material, and interweaving fact with fiction, in this video award-winning author Dianne Wolfer deftly recreates the story of Fay Howe, the little girl from Breaksea Island. In doing so she depicts the hardships of those left at home during WWI — waiting, wondering and hoping. 

Illustrator Sean E. Avery takes us into his studio where he created the picture books All Monkeys Love Bananas and Harold and Grace.

Summer is here and so is this new bathers range from Gypsea Swimwear. Why are we talking swimwear?

Ages 3–5

No place like home

Being excited to contribute to the place you call home is what Kyle Hughes-Odgers’ art is all about. And it’s never too young to start in your own classroom! By helping students to discover their unique talents and their passions, we can support their involvement in the community and their ability to contribute.

Watch Kyle Hughes-Odgers at work on his new book On a Small Island.

  Before their most recent collaboration, award-winning creators Norman Jorgensen and James Foley released a fun picture book about a little boy who outwits local bullies by channelling his inner Viking. The Last Viking was its name and Knut was its hero. Find out where all that pillaging began by listening to this reading of […]

Great choux pastry is easier than you think. The author of Et Voila! shows you how.

PR Coordinator Verity Gorman started at Fremantle Press as an intern in 2011 and quickly became an essential part of the marketing team. On the cusp of her graduation from Curtin University, she’ll soon be off to the very green pastures of Albany and a job at GWN7. We wish her success in all her […]

Proceeds from the sale of The Miners has raised $135,000 for the Starlight Children’s Foundation. Copies of the book were auctioned off by Atlas Iron Chairman and Western Australian of the Year, David Flanagan, with the most expensive copy fetching $60,000. The Miners was a Fremantle Press consultancy project for Atlas Iron that pays tribute […]

Vale to a beautiful man with a huge intellect and a social conscience to match. Niall, your contribution to the good side has been deeply felt and always appreciated. We are all diminished by the books you won’t get to write. But the ripples will go on. With love, and condolences to Sam and family, […]


Thank you AIM WA

For the past four years we have received generous support from AIM WA in the form of scholarships for staff to attend professional development courses at the institute. These kinds of courses would normally be out of the budget reach of most not-for-profit organisation such as ours. This year we received a $2000 grant which […]

Tracy Farr talks waves, theremins, Dr Who and opiates in The Life and loves of Lena Gaunt.

The recorded work of twelve performance poets has been launched on the online music platform Bandcamp in time for the July release of their book Performance Poets.

For the price of two movie tickets, Ron Elliott’s criminally good mini novels bring cinema’s best known genres to the page. Check out the trailer for Now Showing!

Accomplished scriptwriter, director, Curtin academic and author Ron Elliott is set to launch his second Fremantle Press novel, Now Showing, on Tuesday 11 June at Crow Books in East Victoria Park.

Journey into the rainforest with this amazing video from Kaisa and Stanley Breeden. Rainforest Country is available now.

Valentine’s Camera House in Fremantle have kindly donated a Canon EOS M with an 18-55mm lens, a 22mm lens and a 90EX Speedlite to Fremantle Press. The new camera will be put to good use, capturing photos at book launches, festivals and lots of other events.

Classified variously as young adult, ‘new adult’ and adult, Whisky Charlie Foxtrot is a great read for senior secondary students. In this post, we invite you to listen to author Annabel Smith as she reads from the novel. A student activity and comprehensive teaching notes are available below.

Chris Nixon is the illustrator of the internationally renowned Jake series and Crocodile Cake but he’s so much more than that. He’s building a CV that includes public art, video direction and commercial illustration. Here are some notes about how he approaches each project and a video of Chris at work.

The final cover is in! Catch the first glimpse of The Last Viking Returns by Norman Jorgensen, in this amazing time lapse video by illustrator James Foley.